Free post-secondary education is a very realistic goal and it can be achieved through rearranging our government’s priorities and channeling the political will toward helping students.
“The province has unnecessarily endangered a complex negotiation through this misguided interference” – Mark Hudson, UMFA president
The Progressive Conservative provincial government has shown it is open to changing the legislation that maintains tuition increases for post-secondary institutions at or below the…
Last November, during the dying days of the NDP government, education minister James Allum introduced Bill 3 to Manitoba’s legislature. Then, this past June, NDP…
“We’re going from ‘we have nothing’ to ‘we have nursing,’ to ‘we have an entire program, and I might be graduating in 2019.’”
There’s been a lot of discussion around the use of sick notes with the introduction of Bill 202, the Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (Sick…
With a provincial election only a little more than a month away and with polls showing the incumbent NDP government behind the surging Progressive Conservatives, there could be a new government controlling Manitoba’s finances after ballots are counted April 19.
With a provincial election around the corner and the University of Manitoba facing a second round of cuts to its operating budget, post-secondary education funding is likely to be a contentious issue on the campaign trail.
Colleges and universities across the province will receive an additional $27.9 million from the Manitoba government, NDP Premier Greg Selinger announced Jan. 7.
As Manitoba prepares for a heated provincial election, one professor is bringing her expertise in conflict mitigation to an important policy debate – the education of children and young people throughout the province.